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The Government has welcomed the decision to approve a new water storage reservoir in Northland, the first of a number of infrastructure projects earmarked for a speedy consenting process that aims to accelerate New Zealand’s economic recovery from Covid-19.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Environment

Pacific regional trade and development agreement PACER Plus will enter into force in 60 days now that the required eight countries have ratified it.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Trade and Export Growth

Good morning, good afternoon, and good evening, wherever in the world you might be.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Trade and Export Growth

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed today at Waihāua Marae between the Crown, local iwi and councils to protect, restore and enhance the mauri of Kaipara Moana in Northland.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Environment

Seddon House in Hokitika, once a hub for government on the West Coast, has been earmarked for government use once again.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Hon Damien O’Connor
  • Hon Eugenie Sage
  • Conservation
  • Finance
  • Rural Communities

Ministerial Diary August 2020

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  • Hon David Parker

Chrissy Montague (formerly Armstrong), barrister of Auckland has been appointed as a District Court Judge with Family Court jurisdiction to be based in Wellington, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Attorney-General

The Manuherekia catchment in Central Otago is the third exemplar catchment to be targeted as part of the Government’s plan to clean up waterways by supporting community-led programmes.  

  • Hon David Parker
  • Environment

A project to boost New Zealand’s drive to be 100 per cent renewable in electricity, improve the national electricity grid’s resilience and provide valuable jobs in Central Otago has been approved for fast-track consideration of their application.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Environment

Auckland barrister and solicitor Rachel Julienne Sussock has been appointed an Associate Judge of the High Court,  Attorney-General David Parker announced today.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Attorney-General

Ministerial Diary July 2020

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  • Hon David Parker

The High Court has today released its judgment in Borrowdale v Director-General of Health and the Attorney-General.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Attorney-General

New rules to protect and restore New Zealand’s freshwater passed into law today.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Environment

New Zealand has joined Canada and Chile in a new trade initiative aimed at increasing women’s participation in global trade.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Trade and Export Growth

Attorney-General David Parker has today released the findings of the Government inquiry held into Operation Burnham and related events.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Attorney-General

New environmental standards will make the re-consenting of existing marine farms more consistent across the country. 

  • Hon David Parker
  • Hon Stuart Nash
  • Environment
  • Fisheries

The Government has welcomed the most comprehensive review of New Zealand’s resource management system since the Resource Management Act (RMA) was passed in 1991.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Environment

Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment and Hon David Parker MP, New Zealand Minister for Trade and Export Growth, met virtually on Thursday 23 July to conduct annual Closer Economic Relations discussions between two of the world’s most integrated economies.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Trade and Export Growth

New rules to help our fastest growing cities make room for their rising populations has today been released by Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford and Environment Minister David Parker.

  • Hon Phil Twyford
  • Hon David Parker
  • Environment
  • Urban Development

Today I would like to discuss the “state of the world” in international trade, the concerning trend towards protectionism and three major challenges I see ahead of us.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Trade and Export Growth

Ministerial Diary June 2020

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  • Hon David Parker

Stephen Clark, Māori Land Court Judge of Hamilton has been appointed as a District Court Judge with jury jurisdiction to be based in Hamilton, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Attorney-General

Professor Peter Skelton CNZM has been appointed as Chief Freshwater Commissioner and Alternate Environment Court Judge Craig James Thompson as Deputy Chief Freshwater Commissioner for the newly established Freshwater Planning Process (FPP).

  • Hon David Parker
  • Environment

Auckland Queen’s Counsel Neil Campbell has been appointed a Judge of the High Court, Attorney‑General David Parker announced today.

  • Hon David Parker
  • Attorney-General